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Improve Traction This Winter With Tire Chains

Tire chains provide your fleet with the extra tooth needed to navigate slippery roads safely in winter. Snow tires offer traction, but chains provide driving security on roads that aren’t regularly plowed or salted or where elevation changes can hinder road conditions. Here are some advantages to using tire chains and tips for proper installation. […]

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Protect Your Brakes From Winter Hazards

Good brakes can be a literal lifesaver during the winter months. That’s why it’s essential to maintain your commercial brakes’ integrity and prepare for wet conditions, snow and ice, and corrosion. Wintertime Corrosion Whether it’s debris, road salt, or magnesium chloride, contaminants can build up on your brake systems and cause breakdowns on the road. […]

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Safety Tips For A Truck Driver In 2020

This year has presented a plethora of additional safety measures for every industry. But the commercial trucking industry is at particular risk for things like road failure, poor weather conditions, and COVID-19. Trucking Safety Basics Here are some best practices for truck driver safety. Hey, it never hurts to refresh your knowledge. Good visibility: You’ve […]

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Need Commercial Retread Tires? Come To Bauer Built

Retreading your fleet’s tires can save you time and money by extending the life of your tire casing with top-rated repairs and cutting-edge Michelin-certified processes. Advantages Of Retread Tires Bauer Built’s retread process identifies minute holes and penetrations that are invisible to the naked eye. Correctly identified repairs reduce the risk of road failures and […]

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How Farm Tires Compact Soil

Soil contains pores that are filled with water and air. When heavy equipment rolls over a field, the pressure compresses the pores. Soil becomes dry and lacks nutrients resulting in lost crop yield and erosion if you’re not focused on the impact tires have on your fields. You need the right tires to bring in […]

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Thank You To America’s 3.5 Million Truck Drivers

Now more than ever, America’s truck drivers are helping us operate our daily lives. September 13-19 is National Trucker Driver Appreciation Week, and Bauer Built Tire & Service wants to take the opportunity to thank the industry’s drivers. Over 70% of freight moved across the U.S. is transported by truckers. We recognize the trucking industry […]

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Don’t Skimp On Wheel-End Maintenance

Stay on top of wheel-end maintenance, and you’ll avoid costly repairs, road failures, and dangerous driving conditions.                        Types Of Wheel-End Systems Manually adjusted: Most common wheel-end system and individually adjusted. This system has adjustable fastening and uses traditional greasing and service practices. Pre-adjusted: Manufacturers are responsible for providing a preset preload amount during assembly and […]

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Pay Attention To Fleet Maintenance

It’s a basic concept, but fleet maintenance is often one of the most overlooked processes of operating a commercial fleet as a lot of focus is often on filling the delivery schedule. Create a care routine for your fleet, and you’ll prevent costly over the road repairs. Centralize Your Maintenance Schedule Your operators and staff […]

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Beat The Heat With These Summer Care Tips

Like freezing temperatures, extreme heat can put your vehicle through the wringer. Find out how summertime can affect your vehicle and what you can do to protect it. Tires Maintaining tire pressure is a good idea any time of year, especially in the summer. Under-inflation will cause tires to overheat. However, tires are also likely […]

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Planning Ahead

Taking a proactive approach to your fleet’s maintenance schedule can save you time and money and save you from costly breakdowns. All complex items such as expensive tractors and trailers need to be tended to so maintenance planning is a critical component of owning and operating your fleet vehicles. Save Time And Money It takes […]

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